North Uxbridge- Lawrence A. “Larry” Grenier, 63, of Centennial Court, longtime N. Uxbridge businessman died Wed. Aug. 1, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Worcester after a long illness.
He is survived by his brother Donald Grenier of Dayville, CT; his longtime close companion Darlene Golightly of Brookfield; many nieces, nephews and close friends. He was brother of the late Raymond Grenier Jr., Martha Bouvette, Deborah Majeau, Jacqueline Pare, and Dorothy Beauregard. Born in Worcester, MA on June 15, 1955 he was the son of Raymond E. Sr. and Emma M. (Orange) Grenier and lived in N. Uxbridge all his life.
Larry owned and operated Emma’s Items in N. Uxbridge for 33 years. There he sold hanging baskets, Christmas trees, painted pumpkins, plants, and vegetables. He loved to cook and did catering work in the past. He was educated in the Good Shepherd School and Uxbridge High School, Class of 1973. Affectionately nicknamed "Toast", he enjoyed music, attending concerts, fishing, family and friends, especially his nephews and nieces. He loved entertaining, and held an annual Christmas party for his employees and friends. He also enjoyed his St. Bernard rescue dogs, whom he spoiled regularly.
His family would like to thank the VNA and Nursing Staff at Memorial Hospital as well as Nurse Susan Burgess for their outstanding care and support. Larry will be missed for his big heart, his big personality, his love of family, friends, and community.
His Memorial Funeral Service will be held Sat. Aug. 11 at 11:30 am in Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd.Uxbridge. Cremation burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Sat. Aug. 11 from 8 to 11:30 am. Memorial donations may be made to St. Bernard Rescue Foundation, 64 Tanbark Rd. Sudbury, MA 01776. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit www.Jackman Funeral Homes.com
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